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york to northern california creating christmas chaos for some parts of the country. >> we're hoping we don't sit on the runway. we did that last time and it's not fun. >> reporter: in chicago, paula gagerman and her three daughters arrived early for their christmas eve flight. they are among the millions taking to the crowded skies today. what's that stress like when you got to get somewhere and you're traveling with family and it's not -- mother nature is not cooperating? >> extremely stressful. >> we're like, come on, come on, come on. we just want to get there. come on, we're going to be late, we're going to be late, come on. it's really annoying. >> reporter: in northern california, a huge storm caused a big wrench in weekend travelers' plans. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait in another three-hour customer service line. >> reporter: and it's not just in the air. on the roads, holiday travel is up 1.6% this year. some 84.4 million americans getting behind the wheel. and another 5.6 million traveling by plane.
are rising fastest, among them states where housing was hardest hit, nevada, california, florida and michigan. >> hi, david. >> reporter: in ann arbor the evangelista family gave us a tour of their newly built home. >> this is my absolute favorite spot. >> reporter: another bright spot, the nation's biggest home builder, toll brothers, reporting tonight orders rising sharply. the evangelistas' home is one of them, and tonight they told us the number one reason why. >> the mortgage rates were so low, it was the best buy. it's a steal. >> reporter: a steal, he says. behind it, dynamics and historic lows for mortgage rates, and homeowners beginning to put their homes on the market. a low inventory and right now much of the country dealing with rock bottom prices. diane, i was reading today in orlando alone, inventory at seven-year lows, home owners begin to come back on the market, good news because there are buyers waiting for their homes. >> great news and on that hard-hit street, what a turnaround. >> great to go back. >> thanks, david. >>> now, from the hot housing market to the heat, period
♪ ♪ up and down ♪ christmas bells are ring pg >>> breaking news from southern california we're live over a college campus ai. s.w.a.t. search has students locked in the lie brairo. >> more breaking news on the health crisis facing the governor. we're live with an update on his cancer diagnosis. >> tonight rising flood waters caused by the pull of the moon. we're live in a neighborhood getting soaked from the ground up. >> and racing through broadway tunnel in san francisco at 100 miles per hour. behind the wheel is someone who should know better. a san francisco cop. >> and that breaking news is happening at a southern california college. the campus is on lock down now. students at cal state fullerton are being told to stay inside and lock the doors to campus buildings and s.w.a.t. teams move through the university, looking forearmed robbery suspects this, is a live picture now. >> police say at least fist people robbed a jewelry store, then took police on a chase that ended up on the southeast portion of the cal state camp yuchls a high school is on alert tonight. one robbery suspect ha
announcing the sale of a stake in the biggest maker of assault rifles. the union representing california teachers is releasing because of the its connection with bushmaster. >> people were passionate about the issue. >> reporter: the strive for culture change. making assault rifles taboo. >> a lot of people are getting behind and understanding that at the end of the day, it's not the dollar that counts. but the sense. the sense of what they are going with their money. the sense of the weapons we are selling to the general public. >> reporter: but in the wake of the shooting, sales of assault rifles have jumped. how deep will they jump? for answers, we go to those at the direct center of the attention. the teacher's pensions and the largest makers and sellers of assault rifles. i'm calling to see if bass pro shops -- walmart -- i want to know in cabela's. six responded. none has followed california's lead yet. on the corporate side, dick's sporting goods says it's going to remove some rifles for the time being. of the other major gun sellers, only walmart got back to us saying no assault
. while 50 cars piled up on the slick roads in northern california. >> we're not certain whether or not a small snowstorm or hailstorm precipitated this ice formation. >> reporter: in the next 48 hours, more than a foot of snow will fall from central iowa through central wisconsin. snow and winds impacting cities like des moines, southern parts of minneapolis and eventually chicago. and it doesn't stop there. in the south, damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes are possible tonight into tomorrow. the snow is just starting to come down here in des moines, and from here, to madison, wisconsin, it's incredible to think that in the next 24 hours, it will be a foot or more. the wind gusts of 50 miles an hour will make drifts three to five feet, just as all these holiday travelers hit the road. diane? >> all right, ginger zee reporting in from the snow. >>> and now tonight, we have some answers to the question asked so often. could anything have prevented the deaths of those americans in benghazi, libya? a stinging report has been released, and members of secretary of state hillar
in cabela's. >> six mikers, none has followed california's lead. dick's sporting goods says it's going to remove some rifles for the time being. only walmart got back to us saying no assault rifles will come off the shelf but they have removed an ad out of respect for the town of newtown. the ad was for an assault rifle used in the massacre. we are are going to keep coming back to companies. and everybody says they want to make a difference to see kbha they actually intoend do. >> as we know, 17 years or more, police unions and chiefs have been asking for help on assault weapons. is the nra statement new? >> we can't know. it's intentionally vague. they have a press conference scheduled for friday. they want to make contributions to make sure it doesn't happen again. but you cannot under estimate the passion for gun ownership in the country. >> we will see what they say friday. thank you, chris. >>> and friday has been set aside as a day of mourning across connecticut. today, the children from newtown school showed how resilient they are, the single act getting on the school bus. smili
out of california. they will argue them, hear arguments in march with a decision by the end of june. now, if i were a betting man, i'd say the court is likely to strike down that federal law, which sets the federal standard of marriage as one man, one woman, but i don't think they're going to change the laws of all the country. so, it will go back to the states. we'll have a patchwork. but that's just an informed guess. >> okay. thank you for guessing for us. and again, tell us the date when they'll decide, roughly? >> reporter: they'll decide at the end of june. >> june. okay, thank you, terry moran. >>> and now, we want to take you to washington to update you on the fiscal cliff tonight. 25 days from now, and today, something new. president obama and speaker of the house, john boehner, decided to take charge together. they dismissed other members of their parties, saying they will hammer it out together, try to move the deal forward. >>> and also today, encouraging new jobs report. employers added 146,000 jobs last month, defying the predictions and the disruption of hurricane san
crashed yesterday en route to a concert. her california driver's license found in the wreckage. >> her death is a huge loss. she was a role model to many young latinas, having gone from rags to riches, being a self-made millionaire. >> reporter: in record sales alone here in the u.s., she was bigger than beyonce. i've heard her described as the mexican-american dolly parton? >> she was -- you know, she had curves. and she embraced those curves. that's what people loved about her. >> reporter: rivera had several popular reality shows, that promoted her as "the mama with lots of drama." shows that featured the whole family -- five kids and two grandkids. the osbournes of the barrio. >> she was a personality. she was a businesswoman. she was beginning to cross over into the english language market. >> reporter: abc was developing a comedy series around her, which would have introduced her to a whole new audience. now, sadly, many english speakers are just learning about her because of this outpouring of grief. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> and we also have news tonight about a
potter theme parks and the earliest we'll be able to see them will be 2014, in california. >>> and, there is a number in the news, about the twinkie, the sugar species about to be extinct. 20,000 is the number, because that's how many twinkies were sent in the farewell shipment to a supermarket chain in chicago. customers lined up in the wee hours of the morning, many stores sold out within minutes. one last sugar rush and then good-bye. >>> and, we have another picture in the news. if you've ever felt inadequate because your next door neighbor has such flashy christmas lights, here's a solution. in arizona, one house put up 16,000 lights. so daunting, the neighbor next door, kristina green, answered with one word -- ditto. and we sure want to hear what captures your imagination every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and coming up next, everybody was talking about those backstroking babies. well, we'll tell you how young babies can start, and a surprise about how much good it can do. she keeps you guessing. it's part of what you love about
, security guards now have guns. in this california school, the day started with a mock lockdown drill. >> please stay in lockdown mode until you hear an all clear announcement. >> reporter: the other challenge for teachers and principals today, what to say to their students. >> we tell them that somebody was a very sick person, made some very poor choices and that is rare. that normally, usually, schools are safe places. >> reporter: and in georgia, parents left nothing to chance, walking their kids all the way into school, hand in hand. and while some parents did keep their children out of school today, experts recommend getting your children back to a normal routine, as soon as possible. that is made, though, particularly difficult here in connecticut, where the governor has ordered a moment of silence on friday. diane? >> all right, amy, thank you. >>> and we move next to the investigation there. police canvassing gun shops and firing ranges within 15 miles of newtown, connecticut, searching for more clues about the gunman and his mother. and tonight, some of those who knew them ar
clean frup a rare california tornado. >> and abc 7 news i team reveals why the edd will not answer your phone calls. >> and sky 7 hd is live now over the coast guard station. two people are safe tonight after being rescued from the bay about a half houring ayocht they were in water on the north side of the golden gate bridge. >> the two people are reported condition in spite of the frigid waters. no word yet on how they ended up in the water. the coast guard only saying they're an adult and child and being attended to at the scene. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. tonight you can see something that hasn't happened 30 years. not this early in the season, anyway. marin county reservoirs overflowing with rain water. cornell bernard reports now from the bon tempe reservoir, one of several spilling over tonight. cornell? >> you know, dan, no one can remember this much water in december, behind me, bon, tempe dam is overflowing tonight. and every reservoir in marin is 100% full. water is shooting down this spillway. the lake is full, overflowing. so is bon tempe dam.
new workers tonight. at spooner boards in california, they're spinning, all right. after our first report on the company, five new employees. they're riding a wave. >> made in america! >> reporter: and you'll remember who we found in her dressing room. hey, whoopi. >> hey! >> reporter: merry christmas. >> merry christmas. >> reporter: whoopi at "the view." >> you guys are great, because, you showed a great blanket place. i ordered blankets for christmas. >> reporter: and it turns out, in minnesota, whoopi wasn't the only customer. seas more than doubled since last year. you have employed 80 additional people since our last report? >> yes. >> reporter: and this message from the mill. >> thank you, "world news"! >> reporter: and remember the american-made wrench, the inventor who hoped to sell at sears again this christmas? no new order from them, but we traveled to the assembly line. this is just one of the wrenches that was already packaged, ready to go out to sears for the holidays. you can see, they're unpackaging all of them, paula ripping it out of the container. what they're d
california. four people from daily city become innocent victims of a police pursuit. >> and on lighter side, a sport that they used to call frisbee golf. now, it's got a new name, and dozens of places to play. >>> here is what traffic has been like all day long headed to and from lake tahoe area. snow covered highways jammed with cars. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. once again, we're on storm watch, more rain is coming. we are live covering the weather for us tonight. let's start with you, john. a rough day for you and many others. >> tough getting up here, everybody is testing out snow boards and skis. there is an avalanche risk here because of the series of storms we've had that have dumped snow and rain and then, heavy snow now has been landing on the weaker layers of snow underneath. that has been creating danger. in fact on monday, a snowboarder was killed during an avalanche at donner ski ranch. the body discovered under two to three feet of snow. also on monday an experienced member of the ski patrol was killed in alpine meadows. that, however, was intentio
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in colorado next month, and experts say three states, oregon, california and massachusetts, are also watching closely. just to give you a sense of what the stores might look like, this is a medical maifrn dispenry. soon, you may see marijuana with prices and labels just like, this in totally legal stores, at strip malls. diane? >> thank you, name. >>> and now, we head to washington and a big shock today about one of the most powerful forces in the tea party. republican senator jim demint of south carolina, the unwaivering godfather of the movement, announced he is leaving the government. he says he thinks he can be effective at head of the conservative research group, the heritage foundation. and, as one powerful senator exits the stage, another sounds an alarm tonight about the waste of taxpayer dollars. republican senator tom coburn triggers of washington watchdog report and abc's jonathan karl . >> reporter: the zombie apocalypse. this isn't some really bad b-movie. it's an actual scene from the 2012 counterterrorism summit attended by law enforcement officials around the country. summit t
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